Average Bench: 55.1% (814th of 1040)

more Based on 7,501 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 44.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 193MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,501 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 383 431
126 Write 224 262
152 Mixed 232 259
77.5 SusWrite 193 259
57.5% 258 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.9 4K Read 17.8 22.8
35.2 4K Write 62.3 96.6
9.44 4K Mixed 13.4 16.3
77.1% 31.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77.1 DQ Read 123 180
76.3 DQ Write 125 219
16 DQ Mixed 23.1 24.2
45.2% 90.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 251 255 255 154 142 MB/s
Read 415
Write 171
Mixed 242
SusWrite 218
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 14.9
99% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 22.2
64% 136 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 240 235 76 64 117 MB/s
Read 407
Write 250
Mixed 241
SusWrite 161
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 16.9
108% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 23.7
42% 81.4 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 77 51 64 64 77 MB/s
Read 397
Write 243
Mixed 249
SusWrite 81.4
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 14.7
102% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 23.4
41% 80 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 205 243 202 178 197 MB/s
Read 343
Write 205
Mixed 216
SusWrite 202
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 10.4
45% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 22.9
41% 81.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,765,331 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 3,716 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $515

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